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Average Salary for HDR, Inc. Employees

A salary of $70K per year is the going rate at HDR, Inc. Your experience level influences pay for HDR, Inc. workers the most, followed by your role at the company and your city. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

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HDR, Inc. typically pays:
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Employer: HDR, Inc.
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
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[-]Civil Engineer (24)
$48,869 - $130,000  
[-]Civil Engineer (24)
Salary$48,285 - $119,921  
Bonus$5.72 - $4,935  
Total Pay$48,869 - $130,000  
[+]Project Manager, Engineering (9)
$54,924 - $141,731  
[+]Project Manager, Engineering (9)
Salary$54,934 - $136,183  
Bonus$1,055 - $13,635  
Total Pay$54,924 - $141,731  
[+]Structural Engineer (8)
$55,664 - $120,415  
[+]Structural Engineer (8)
Salary$56,021 - $120,996  
Bonus$491.11 - $6,814  
Total Pay$55,664 - $120,415  
[+]Electrical Engineer (8)
$50,596 - $112,281  
[+]Electrical Engineer (8)
Salary$51,522 - $132,336  
Bonus$182.08 - $3,530  
Total Pay$50,596 - $112,281  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 30 Oct 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 208
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Years of Experience

Once employees enter the five- to ten-year zone, average salaries hits the $70K mark. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make approximately $56K. Overall, the greater share of HDR, Inc. folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn $90K annually.


Earning $112K on average, Engineering Senior Project Managers receive the most money, followed by Senior Project Architects (around $90K), Engineering Project Managers (about $87K), and Structural Engineers (approximately $73K). Among the lower-paid positions at HDR, Inc. are Civil Engineer in Trainings — typical salaries for this role approach around $60K.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($88K per year) can be spotted in Denver; Charlotte ($85K), New York ($84K), and the company's headquarter city of Omaha (about $79K) are the next top-paying cities. At approximately $62K, Kansas City is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of about $97K annually) in California.

Certifications and Degrees

Project Management Professionals earn $148K, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. National Council of Architectural Registration Boards Members with credentials can live quite comfortably; salaries come in at around $129K per year. HDR, Inc. workers who hold a Master of Civil Engineering (MCE), Civil & Environmental Engineering are also well compensated, earning $139K on average.


The best paying skill to have in this role appears to be Project Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $87K. It's pretty common to find people here who know Engineering Design; more than a third consider it a key competency. AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

43 percent receive paid vacation, and only one in six workers get sick leave. The vast majority of workers contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Almost all workers receive health insurance, and the greater part of workers get dental coverage. Perks also include life insurance, a stock purchase plan, a subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

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Vacation Weeks
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Gender Breakdown
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Key Stats



29 %

female alumni


71 %

male alumni
$40,000 - $80,877
$50,664 - $100,960

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

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